Thursday, June 26, 2014
Yvonne Okoro is one of the most beautiful actresses in the world and rocks both Nigerian and Ghanaian movies 24/7 and one of the 34 Beauty Queens of Nollywood and Kannywood featured in the second edition of NOLLYWOOD MIRROR®.
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Lupita Amondi Nyong'o (/ˌluːˈpiːtə ˈnjɔːŋɔː/; born March 1, 1983) is an actress of dual Kenyan and Mexican citizenship, and a film and music video director. After graduating from Hampshire College with a bachelor's degree in film and theatre studies, Nyong'o worked as a production assistant on several Hollywood films. In 2008 she made her acting debut with the short film East River and subsequently starred in the Kenyan television series Shuga (2009). Also in 2009, she wrote, produced and directed the documentary film In My Genes.
Nyong'o later completed a master's degree in acting from the Yale School of Drama, followed by her first feature film role in Steve McQueen's historical drama 12 Years a Slave (2013). Her role in the film was widely acclaimed, earning her the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, among numerous other awards and nominations. In 2014, she was named Most Beautiful Woman by People Magazine.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Dimoke Tiana a third year philosophy undergraduate of UNIBEN emerged the overall Fair and White ambassador. Tiana, an Indigene of Aguata L.G.A in Anambra State was emotion struck while being unveiled as the brand ambassador. Tears freely cascaded down her cheeks while she was being handed the keys of her brand new Nissan 2013 Rogue. Tiana also went home with a diamond studded Russian Jewel crafted Swarovski wristwatch.
The first runner up, Uba Chikosolu Uzondu.
Fair & White Gold Celebrates African Beauty
~ By Ingram Osigwe
It was a night of colour, glamour and glitz with the crème de la crème of
society in attendance. Indeed the ambiance of the civic centre, in Victoria
Island Lagos was electrifying and the audience thrilled on the night of Friday
March 28, 2014, when Fair & White Gold Range of Cosmetics products were
launched and the brand ambassadors unveiled among the high profile dignitaries
who gathered at the Civic centre for the event include Director General of
NAFDAC, Dr, Paul Orhii, IT Guru and Chairman of Zinox computers, Leo Stan
Ekeh,Chairman , Embassy Pharmacy, Pharm Nnamdi Obi, Chairman Neros
Pharmaceuticals, Chief Poly Emenike, Hon(Barr) Uzama Okpaleke, MD, Ginpat
Aluminium,Chairman & MD of Green Life Pharm, Obiora Chukwuka & Ebere
Obi,Publisher of Encomium magazine,Kunle Bakare, among others. Stake holders in
the fashion and beauty industry were also there. The pack was led by foremost
cosmetologist and Iya Oge Opral Benson, Foremost Fashion Designer, Hajia Abba
Folawiyo, former NTA Big Girl, Barrister Grace Egbagbe, Nollywood actress,Uche
Jombo, Toyin Alakiu, and Kemi Adewunmi . Labo DERMA Group France was
represented by their CEO/PRESIDENT, Mr. Xavier Tancogne and Ms Marie Helene
Girard of Yelen Paris. Captains of industry like, Chief Ben Amuta, Benneks
Group of companies, Chief Ben Chinemelum, Chinbell Industries and Chief Bego
Uluabuike graced the occasion.
Chief Opral Benson.
The Highly Elated CEO of BOZAC conglomerate, Patrick Chibueze, in his welcome
address, paid glowing tribute to BOZAC partners and manufacturers of Fair &
White, Labo Derma of France for its rigorous research which culminated in the
production of the brand. BOZAC which is also Labo Derma’s representative in Nigeria and
sole distributor of Fair and White Gold, Chibueze assured, will work hard to
ensure that the product dominates the Nigerian Market. The BOZAC boss said that
the Fair and White
Range meets the aspiration
of the Nigerian woman who desires a glowing skin. Representatives of Fair &
White Gold at the event were full of praises for Bozac and pledged that the
company will continue to strategically partner with BOZAC. The Trio of Egbagbe,
Benson and Hajia Folawiyo were on hand to masterfully unveil the brand
Dimoke Tiana a third year philosophy undergraduate of UNIBEN emerged the
overall Fair and White ambassador. Tiana, an Indigene of Aguata L.G.A in Anambra State was emotion struck while being unveiled
as the brand ambassador. Tears freely cascaded down her cheeks while she was
being handed the keys of her brand new Nissan 2013 Rogue. Tiana also went home
with a diamond studded Russian Jewel crafted Swarovski wristwatch. The first
runner up, Uba Chikosolu Uzondu an undergraduate of open university won a
diamond studded Russian crafted wristwatch, 250,000 while second runner up,
Loveth Sade Awode a model and student of OAK fashion school Lekki, got the same
wristwatch, 150,000. Mrs. Benson congratulated the winners and urged them to be
good ambassadors of Fair and white Gold.
The evening featured surreal musical performances by Akin Shuga and his band,
popular comedian Dauda and other A-List Stand up Comedians as well as the famous Ohafia war
dance. Aficionados and connoisseurs of good wines and champagne had a Good
Friday night treat and bar tenders kept the guests busy with constant supplies.
Fair and white gold range comes in a line of exceptional skin care formulae
with focus on different aspects of the beauty of the African woman. With the
launching, supermarkets and stores across the country will have the products.
It is true that Nigerian’s cosmetics market is saturated with a plethora of
skin products, the entry of Fair and White Gold in the fray will no doubt cause
a major upset as regard consumers’ loyalty. This is because excellence and
efficacy are part of the hallmark and Unique Selling Position (USP) of the
brand. Besides, Fair & White Gold ranges of products do not leave a hole in
your pocket. It is cost effective and can be afforded by a broad spectrum of
consumers across income strata.
The presence of NAFDAC DG at the event bears huge testimony to the fact that Fair & White Range underwent rigorous test set by the
relevant regulatory authority, NAFDAC, and received a clean bill of health
The BOZAC boss expressed optimism that with their efficacy and affordability,
the products will tremendously enjoy consumer’s loyalty.
Ingram Osigwe is the Media Consultant to Bozac Group.